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New species of ancient human discovered in the Philippines

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New species of ancient human discovered in the PhilippinesNew species of ancient human discovered in the Philippines

We continue to unravel new discoveries in this amazing world, over the years, there has been discoveries of different human species that once lived on the planet, A most recent discovery is the New species of ancient human discovered in the Philippines

 

Researchers in the Philippines announced that they have discovered a species of ancient human previously unknown to science.

The small-bodied hominin, named Homo luzonensis, lived on the island of Luzon at least 50,000 to 67,000 years ago.New species of ancient human discovered in the Philippines

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The hominin—identified from a total of seven teeth and six small bones—hosts a patchwork of ancient and more advanced features.

Armand Mijares says “For a long, long time, the Philippine islands has been more or less left out,”

But H. luzonensis  continues to challenge the outdated idea that the human line neatly progressed from less advanced to more advanced species.

This has further highlights remarkable diversity of archaic (primitive) hominins once present in Asia, in a way beyond our expectation.

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